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Fossil specimen : BGS GSM27959 – Holotype

Taxonomic Group

Kingdom Animalia

  Phylum Mollusca

    Class Cephalopoda

      Order Ammonitida

Fossil Name Paravirgatites kimmeridgiensis Neaverson
Type Status Holotype
Name History

Paravirgatites kimmeridgiensis Neaverson

Registration No. GSM27959
Collector Name not available
Donor or Associated Person Buckman S 1914
Held By British Geological Survey Logo British Geological Survey
Comments bituminous Shale
Country England
Locality Kimmeridge Bay - Dorset.
Grid Reference Not available
Rock Unit Kimmeridge Clay Formation
Biozone pectinatus
Geological Age

Kimmeridgian Age (Jurassic Period) (152.1 – 157.3 Ma B.P.)


Neaverson. Ammonites from Upper Kimmeridge Clay. Papers from Geology Dept of Liverpool University p.33 IV 4

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